SharePoint calendars II: Connect a SharePoint calendar to Outlook

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Connect a SharePoint calendar to Outlook so that you can view and update the calendar right from Outlook, a program that you're probably already using every day..

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About the course

This course includes:

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Connect the SharePoint calendar to Outlook and view it along with your main Outlook calendar.

  • Use Outlook to enter or edit calendar items in the SharePoint calendar directly, even when you're offline.

  • Copy items between the two calendars to ease scheduling.

  • Disconnect a SharePoint calendar when you no longer want to access it from Outlook.

Before you begin

Understand the different types of Outlook calendar entries (Event, Appointment, Meeting) or take Calendar I: Outlook calendar basics.

Understand the basics of SharePoint calendars (what a calendar on a SharePoint site is and how you can find one) or take SharePoint calendars I: Make the most of your team calendar.

Topics in this course

  1. Connect to Outlook and view or edit the calendar from there

  2. Make the SharePoint calendar visible in Outlook

  3. Enter a calendar item from Outlook

  4. A word on Outlook reminders

  5. Copy entries from private to public

  6. Or go the other way: Copy from public to private

  7. Work offline

  8. Synchronize your entries

  9. Disconnect the calendar from Outlook

  10. Quick reference card

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